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At a Glance

Things I Can Help You With: 

  • Engage decision makers and the broader community to raise the philanthropic sector's voice for sustainable, systemic change.
  • Facilitate conversations with decision makers and discuss strategies for moving forward with policy changes that make Michigan's philanthropic sector stronger.
  • Find out what’s going on in Lansing or D.C.

Get to know Nathan

Describe what you do in your role.

I partner with members of our CMF community  and the Office of Foundation Liaison to foster relationships with policy makers and advocate for good policy.

What do you enjoy the most about your work?

Working with people across the state to help make Michigan better.

What are the causes you’re most passionate about?

Often, it’s environmental issues like fighting climate change or working for deep systemic change to end the unjust burdens faced by marginalized communities.

What inspires, challenges or motivates you? 

Michigan has a rich past and a lot of promise but there’s a lot of work to be done from helping our families and communities to preserving our natural heritage. Every day I have the opportunity to roll up my sleeves and get to work on it.

What do you love about Michigan? 

Michigan has it all from vibrant cities to remote wilderness with plenty of lakes and the inland seas. On top of that, the people are the best.

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